Board of Trustees

Douglas S. Eakeley, Chair

Of Counsel, Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Alan V. Lowenstein Professor of Corporate and Business Law, Rutgers Law School

Jerome C. Harris, Jr., Vice Chair

President, The Harris Organization

Patricia Nachtigal, Secretary

Formerly Senior Vice President, Ingersoll-Rand Co. Ltd.

Kenneth Y. Tanji, Treasurer

Senior Vice President and Treasurer, Prudential Financial, Inc.



Elise Boddie

Professor of Law, Henry Rutgers University Professor, Robert L. Carter Scholar, Rutgers School of Law – Newark

Paulette Brown

Partner, Locke Lord LLP, First Black woman to serve as President of the American Bar Association

John J. Farmer, Jr.

Director, Eagleton Institute of Politics; University Professor of Law; Justice Alan B. Handler Scholar; Director, Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience

Paul J. Fishman

Partner, Arnold & Porter, Former United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey

Michael D. Francis

Managing Member, Safety First

Rev. Timothy Adkins-Jones

Pastor, Bethany Baptist Church, Newark

Sandra King

Executive Producer and Host, Due Process

Robin A. Lenhardt

Prof. of Law & Faculty Director, Ctr. on Race, Law & Justice, Fordham Univ. School of Law

Dr. John H. Lowenstein

Professor Emeritus, New York University

James McQueeny

Chair, Winning Strategies Public Relations LLC

Diana DeJesus-Medina

Chief Development Officer, LatinoJustice PRLDEF

B. John Pendleton, Jr.

Partner, DLA Piper

Darrell K. Terry, Sr. 

President and Chief Executive Officer, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey

Martin Vergara II

Chief Operating Officer of Private Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley

Nina Mitchell Wells

Former Secretary of State for New Jersey

Dr. Antoinette Ellis-Williams

Associate Professor, New Jersey City University

Gary M. Wingens

Chairman and Managing Partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP


The Honorable Dickinson R. Debevoise (Trustee Emeritus)*

Zulima V. Farber (Trustee Emerita)

Of Counsel, Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach (Trustee Emeritus)*

Roger A. Lowenstein (Emeritus)

Founder, Los Angeles Leadership Academy

Theodore V. Wells, Jr. (Emeritus)

Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

*In Memoriam